University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee SECURITY OFFICER 3 in Milwaukee, Michigan

Posting Details

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a doctoral research-extensive university in the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System, all broadly governed by the State’s Board of Regents. It was founded on the belief that if Milwaukee were to be a great city, it would need a great, urban public university. The themes of educating students, excelling in research, and serving its urban community are echoed in all University activities. The University offers more than 180 degree programs, serving 26,000+ students. The 104-acre main campus is located in a residential neighborhood near the shores of Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown Milwaukee. The Division of Finance and Administrative Affairs (FAA) delivers essential business services that provide a foundation for UWM’s student success, research excellence, community engagement, climate and culture, and visibility and image. The departments within Finance and Administrative Affairs provide a wide array of services to steward and facilitate the management of the university’s primary resources: human capital, finances, facilities, and information technology. FAA staff perform the accounting functions, plan for building construction and remodeling, provide technology infrastructure and enterprise IT services and resources, maintain healthy and safe research environments, provide security and protective services, clean and maintain the campus buildings and grounds, ensure fiscal integrity of campus financial operations, and provide legal advice and representation. Consistent with UWM’s guiding values, we strive in all we do to model and promote innovations and collaboration, integrity and responsibility, positive transformation of individuals, transparent and inclusive decisions, a caring community, stewardship of resources, diversity in all it definitions, and pride in our vital role. For more information about UWM, visit us at For more info about FAA, visit us at

Job Summary

The Security Officer 3 works under to the Parking Operations Manager in the Department of Transportation Services. This position manages the afternoon and evening (1pm-9:30pm) parking and transportation services on campus as well as be a liaison for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. This position requires extensive knowledge of transportation policies and procedures to make decisions and to provide superior customer service. The incumbent plays a key role in the maintenance and operations of the parking equipment including gate systems.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum 1-year experience in parking & transit security

  • Must possess a valid Wisconsin state operator’s license and meet the standards set for the State’s driver authorization requirements. The incumbent must drive a motorized vehicle with a license plate scanner for parking enforcement.

  • Demonstrated customer service experience

  • Evidence of the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds stoop, bend, twist, reach, push, pull, squat, kneel, and be on your feet for several hours at a time

Preferred Qualifications
  • Evidence of the ability to handle hostile situations

  • Demonstrated experience using a computerized hand-held citation writer

Application Instructions

Applicants are highly encouraged to utilize the cover letter to thoroughly address your experience (including dates of employment) or applicable coursework as it relates specifically to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above. In instances where the Screening Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. In your application, please include a professional resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC Policy Employment will require a criminal background check.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act) For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Office of Student Life, Mellencamp Hall 118 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Official Job Title: SECURITY OFFICER 3

Position Number: 02206093

Division: B02 Finance and Administrative Affairs

Department: B026229 ON-CAMPUS PARKING

Position Type: University Staff

Appointment Type: Ongoing/Probationary

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Percent: 100%

Posting Type: Staff

Application Deadline: 09/24/2018

Continuous (Open Until Filled?): No

Position Contact Name: Soi Oh

Contact Phone: (414) 229-3408

Contact Email: